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San Pedro in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Warner Grand Theatre

 
 
The Warner Grand Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Eric Polk, January 9, 2008
1. The Warner Grand Theatre Marker
Inscription. Opened as the Warner Brothers Theatre on January 20, 1931, it was designed by architect B. Marcus Priteca and interior designer Anthony B. Heinsbergen and was the first sound-equipped theater in the South Bay. Jack Warner called it "The castle of your dreams." Today the Warners Grand is one of the nation's few surviving Art Deco motion picture palaces, with original decor intact.
 
Erected 2001. (Marker Number 98001633.)
 
Location. 33° 44.33′ N, 118° 17.242′ W. Marker is in San Pedro, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on West 6th Street 0 miles from South Pacific Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 478 West 6th Street, San Pedro CA 90731, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial Wall of Honor (approx. 0.4 miles away); U.S.S. Los Angeles (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harry Bridges Memorial (approx. half a mile away); American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Fishing Industry Memorial
The Warner Grand Theatre image. Click for full size.
By Eric Polk, January 9, 2008
2. The Warner Grand Theatre
The front fašade of the Warner Brothers Theatre.
(approx. half a mile away); World War II Memorial: Propeller from Heavy Cruiser U.S.S. Canberra CA-70/CAG-2 (approx. half a mile away); Anna Lee Fisher - Astronaut (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Pedro.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located in a display case to the left of the front doors.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentMan-Made Features
 
The Warner Grand Theatre entryway image. Click for full size.
By Eric Polk, January 9, 2008
3. The Warner Grand Theatre entryway
Detailed view of the Art Deco elements over the entryway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2015, by Eric Polk of Lakewood, California. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 25, 2015, by Eric Polk of Lakewood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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